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BASF's Composite Expertise Means Metal Sits Out for Lincoln ...9 Jan 2017 ... In addition, the benefit of using plastic, as opposed to metal in this application, is that the composite is able to absorb energy from the impact and flex without failing, returning to its original structure. BASF_Automotive_Lightweight Plastic_Lincoln Continental seat Pan The 35 percent glass fiber reinforced material was denser than other material options; yet BASF was still able to lightweight the part by 20 percent because of its design optimization capabilities.

Patent US7954762 - Lightweight aircraft passenger seat with ...7 Jun 2011 ... An aircraft seat assembly configured in accordance with an example embodiment of the invention utilizes composite materials to achieve significant weight savings relative to conventional seat designs. The seat assembly includes a lightweight composite support structure, a lightweight composite seat base, and a seat back assembly that employs a lightweight inner frame. The seat cushion and the seat back cushion may utilize a sealed pneumatic element that ...

Structural Automotive Components from Composite MaterialsThis project targets two automotive structures, a structural composite underbody and a lightweight composite seat, as well as the materials and processes required to produce them. The underbody project will design, analyze, fabricate, and test a structural composite underbody for a large rear-wheel-drive vehicle. The primary research outcomes of this project are: o A 2 ½ minute cycle time (100k vehicles per year, 2 shift operation) o Methods of joining and assembly of the underbody ...

TCR COMPOSITE 0 Di2 ...20121220 ... composite 0 ... .... GIANT composite VECTor composite seat Pillar GIANT composite Full composite OverDrive ...

New product puts Composite Recycling Technology Center 'on the ...19 Sep 2017 ... PorT ANGELES The composite Recycling Technology Center recently developed the first car seat back out of recycled carbon fiber composite alongside UK-based ELG Carbon Fibre.

Design and optimization of composite parts using numerical ...The article deals with the use of numerical simulations for the design and optimization of parts with complicated shapes made from composite materials. An. ... with complicated shapes made from composite materials. An airbox designed for a light single-seat racing car was chosen as a representative example. The numerical analysis is primarily focused ... Maximum stress failure criterion was used to evaluate the strength of the part. A 3D model for the numerical simulation follows all ...

Efficient manufacturing of lightweight composite car seats8 Sep 2015 ... Efficient manufacturing of lightweight composite car seats ... Fiber-reinforced plastics (FRPs) are composite materials that consist of a polymer matrix (e.g., thermoplastic or thermoset) reinforced with fibers (e.g., made of glass or carbon). It is common for FRPs to find applications in several industries, such as ... Areas of the seat that experience low loads (e.g., the back panel) are made from a non-woven carbon fiber (CF) system. Areas that receive high loads, however, ...

TCR ADVANCED PRO ...20151031 ... ... 1 TCR ADVANCED PRO 1 photo:Makoto.AYANO TCR ADVANCED PRO 1 Advanced-Grade compositeVARIANT composite seat Pillar Pro-SpecAdvanced-Grade compositeFull composite OverDrive 2 Column

Thermoformable Composite Panels - FlexForm Technologiesand lower cost. Thermoformable composite panels are thermoplastic materialse.g. polypropylene (PP), nylon. 6, polyetherimide ..... failure to do so results in moisture being released during forming, which produces ..... FlexForm composite sheet shows how fasteners can be bonded and integrated during a one-shot thermoforming process. FlexForm natural fiber reinforced thermoplastic is used in automotive interior applications such as this seat back. FlexForm in Production ...

EASA COMPOSITE MATERIALS SAFETY STRATEGY22 Jul 2016 ... composite seats. -. Bonded Repair Size Limits (BRSL). -. Decals/vinyl wraps. Note: Many issues in common with metallic structure. composites increase the configuration options. EASA composite Materials Safety Strategy. 2010. 2011. 2012 ... Note: local damage may be different, but structural level failure may be driven by the ..... 22/07/2016. FAA composites Mods & Alterations Workshop , July 2016. 33. back-up slides. EASA composite Materials Safety Strategy ...

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer - WikipediaCarbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers. The alternative spelling 'fibre' is common in British Commonwealth countries. CFRPs can be expensive to produce but are commonly used wherever high strength-to-weight ratio and rigidity are required, such as ...

Class II Composite Restorations | University of Toronto Faculty of ...Despite significant improvements in resin composite materials and adhesives since their introduction, posterior composite restorations still require a careful placement technique in order to avoid less than ideal anatomy, microleakage and ... The most common reasons for the failure of posterior composite restorations are secondary caries and marginal deficiencies<sup>2</sup>. .... If an initial layer of flowable composite is used at the gingival seat, the thickness of the layer should be minimized.

Patent US6059369 - Composite vehicle seat back frame and ...9 May 2000 ... Lightweight, cost-effective composite seat back frames comprise braided carbon fiber reinforced attachment portions connected by braided, glass fiber-reinforced, generally U-shaped back portions, all these portions impregnated with a polymeric matrix resin. One or more of the braided glass or carbon fiber portions are preferably woven by a multiaxial weaving machine to maximize composite properties. The braids may be woven around a permanent or removable&nbsp;...

CAMISMA's car seat back: Hybrid composite for high volume ...Johnson Controls Inc. (Burscheid, Germany) and its CAMISMA collaborators combined the best features of two short-cycle molding processes, thermoforming and injection molding, and three distinct material forms to fabricate this complex, ribbed automotive seat back with metal inserts in an automated, one-shot, 90-second cycle. The seat back design cut weight by 40 percent vs. conventional metal construction by integrating parts and functions into a unitized, mass-producible&nbsp;...

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Lightweight Composite Seat Development - Altair EngineeringGordon Murray Design has developed an innovative lightweight thin shelled composite automotive seat. The seat design was analysed and developed in collaboration with Altair. ProductDesign using the non-linear composite analysis tools .... Figure 3: seat Concept Design. The iStream seat design process creates an efficient design by focusing structure where the load paths require it, and eliminating unnecessary material whilst accommodating the back adjustment, fore/aft&nbsp;...